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About WaterBrook & Multnomah

 

WaterBrook Mission

WaterBrook publishes books that inspire readers to find rich, spiritual purpose in their daily lives. We seek creative approaches and innovative messages that draw on the Bible, experiential learning, story, and practical guidance to help readers thrive as they follow Jesus amid the complexities and opportunities of life today.

Our notable authors include Tim Tebow, Jennie Allen, Michael Todd, John Mark Comer, Latasha Morrison, Carey Nieuwhof, Kendra Adachi, Jordan Lee Dooley, Carlos Whittaker, Jo Saxton, Eugene Peterson, Stephen Chandler, Michelle Sanchez, and Taylor Calmus.

 

Multnomah Mission

Multnomah publishes books that proclaim the Gospel, equip followers of Jesus to make disciples, and invite readers into a deeper relationship with God. We seek timeless messages from Christian voices that challenge readers to approach life from a biblical perspective.

Multnomah features such notable voices as David Platt, Anne Graham Lotz, Mark Batterson, Katie Davis Majors, Steven Furtick, Jon Tyson, Trillia Newbell, and bestselling classics from authors David Jeremiah, Francine Rivers, John Piper, and Randy Alcorn.

 

History

WaterBrook and Multnomah are two imprints of Penguin Random House. WaterBrook was launched in September 1996 as an autonomous publishing imprint of Doubleday with the intent to publish books for Christians. Since the release of our first books in 1998, our publishing program has grown dramatically through the expansion of WaterBrook as well as the purchase of Harold Shaw Publishers in 2000 and acquisition of Multnomah Books in August 2006. Today the WaterBrook and Multnomah backlists feature a stellar roster of bestselling authors including Michael Todd, Jennie Allen, Liz Curtis Higgs, David Platt, Lisa Tawn Bergren, Randy Alcorn, Kay Arthur, Mark Batterson, Tim Tebow, Cindy Woodsmall, Chris & Kerry Shook, Latasha Morrison, Joanna Weaver, John Piper, Eric Blehm, Shaunti Feldhahn, Andy Stanley, Francine Rivers, Nick Vujicic, Kim Vogel Sawyer, Bruce Wilkinson, and many more.

 

Today

While the foundational Christian perspective of our publishing program remains unchanged, the focus of each imprint is distinct. WaterBrook publishes books in the areas of practical life, motivation and inspiration, devotional and gift books, relationships and parenting, biography, memoir, topical Bible study, and spiritual formation along with captivating works of fiction and children’s books. Multnomah publishes books in the areas of discipleship and spiritual growth, Christian living, Bible study, apologetics, theology, devotional, evangelism, leadership as well as children’s books and works of uplifting fiction.

 

Distinctives

As imprints of Penguin Random House—the largest English-language publisher in the world—WaterBrook and Multnomah compete with the best publishers in the world while seeking to serve our readers and the Church at a personal level. We foster a small company atmosphere, allowing for entrepreneurial thought, creativity, and innovation, while also leveraging the benefits of deep corporate support. That combination allows us to bring the best of both worlds to our authors, partners, and readers. Our experienced leadership team brings a high level of expertise in all areas, as well as an informed and experienced publishing approach that is on par with the best in the world.

 

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Sneak Peek: FIND YOUR PEOPLE by Jennie Allen

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The New York Times bestselling author of Get Out of Your Head offers practical solutions for creating true community, the kind that’s crucial to our mental and spiritual health.

In a world that’s both more connected and more isolating than ever before, we’re often tempted to do life alone, whether because we’re so busy or because relationships feel risky and hard. But science confirms that consistent, meaningful connection with others has a powerful impact on our well-being. We are meant to live known and loved. But so many are hiding behind emotional walls that we’re experiencing an epidemic of loneliness.

In Find Your People, bestselling author Jennie Allen draws on fascinating insights from science and history, timeless biblical truth, and vulnerable stories from her own life to help you:

• overcome the barriers to making [ … ]

Bible Study Guide: EVEN IF by Mitchel Lee

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About Even If

How do you worship God even if life isn’t going the way you had hoped?

Even If is not some bumper sticker to display, but a daring commitment to live.”—Kyle Idleman, senior pastor of Southeast Christian Church

“I believe we will see more resilient people in the face of suffering because of this great book.”—Bryan Loritts, teaching pastor at The Summit Church

What happens when the test comes back positive? The relationship ends? The dream goes unfulfilled? The plans don’t move forward? Amid confusion, hurt, and anger, we wonder where we went wrong. What is God doing?

In Even If, Mitchel Lee reminds us that while God does not promise a pain-free life, he offers something better: his presence in the pain. No matter our circumstances, God is [ … ]

Sneak Peek: ON LIVING WELL by Eugene H. Peterson

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In these never-before-published stories, sayings, and biblical teachings, the beloved author and translator of The Message Bible shows us how the wisdom of deep faith helps us live well.

“Calming, encouraging, and profound.”—Matt Chandler, lead pastor of The Village Church

“Jesus’ words bring us the news of an expanded world, a bright world, a full-dimensioned world, a world in which God rules, mercy is common experience, and love is the daily working agenda.”

Eugene H. Peterson (1932–2018) was one of the most beloved authors, pastors, poets, and professors of our time. While millions have read his bestselling paraphrased Bible translation, The Message, far fewer have heard his direct practical insights and wisdom about how to live well.

Eugene knew the extraordinary spirituality of ordinary life. He understood that we actually become more, not less, human as [ … ]

Sneak Peek: QUEST 52 STUDENT EDITION by Mark E. Moore

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The bestselling author of Quest 52 and Core 52 Student Edition presents a fifteen-minute-a-day plan that helps teens to know and become more like Jesus over the course of a year.

Who is Jesus . . . really? Is he the world’s nicest guy? A social-justice champion? Is he super accepting or overly judgmental? If you’re ready for real answers rather than popular opinion, you’re in the right place.

Quest 52 Student Edition is your way to experience the life and heart of Jesus like never before. Daily readings include a mix of biblical passages from the life of Jesus, fresh insights into his purpose and character, opportunities to engage with others, and practical ways to put what you’ve learned into practice.

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Coming Soon: THE BLESSING OF YOU by Mark Batterson & Summer Batterson Dailey

Through engaging rhyme, pastor and bestselling author Mark Batterson and his daughter encourage young children to discover the joys of both counting their blessings and being a blessing to others.

Count your blessings two by two—
and bless the world with the blessing of YOU!

God’s blessings can be found all around us, and even young children can learn to see and appreciate these gifts—from the smell of freshly baked cookies to the joy of climbing a tree! But God doesn’t just intend for us to receive blessings; He also wants us to bless others.

With whimsical rhyme and delightful illustrations, The Blessing of You helps young children recognize signs of God’s generosity and goodness [ … ]

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WaterBrook & Multnomah
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Tel: 719-590-4999
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Careers at WaterBrook & Multnomah

OPEN POSITIONS

Marketing Manager - WaterBrook & Multnomah - (Learn More and Apply for the Position) Penguin Random House is seeking an experienced Marketing Manager for the WaterBrook and Multnomah imprints, focused on promoting Christian books to a wide audience of readers. As Marketing Manager, you will be reporting to the Assistant Director of Marketing. This position is responsible for finding new audiences and creating awareness for our books inside and outside of traditional books spaces. Our Christian publishing program is devoted to creating books that inspire readers to find rich, spiritual purpose in their daily lives and invite them into a deeper relationship with God. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic marketer with interest in working with Christian books and authors to join our innovative and collaborative team. The manager will be hands-on in the creation and execution of customized campaigns for approximately 20 Christian focused books per year ranging from Christian Living titles to Christian Fiction to our gift products in the Ink & Willow line of resources. Our award winning and New York Times bestselling authors including Michael Todd, Tim Tebow, Jennie Allen, Latasha Morrison, John Mark Comer, and Katie Davis Majors. Other notable authors include Anne Graham Lotz, Carlos Whittaker, and Francine Rivers. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Creates and leads innovative title-marketing campaigns based on market data and consumer trends for non-fiction and fiction titles by partnering with Insights, using our in-house tools and individual research Collaborates closely with authors and their teams to implement strategies by developing timelines, digital content, and integration across author’s social media/related platforms Devises influencer marketing campaigns, custom audiences, and company cross-promotions to activate word of mouth and digital reader engagement that result in book sales Sets and meets ambitious sales goals, drives discovery and engagement, and closely works with other departments including Publishing, Editorial, Publicity, Sales, Analytics, Advertising and Creative Operations Manages title-marketing strategies, advertising campaigns, analytics, and budgets Establishes relationships with third party partners and related media platforms for partnership opportunities, as well as larger group initiatives Essential Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Strategic and creative thinker with the ability to demonstrate the execution of successful marketing campaigns from strategy creation through implementation
  • Excellent communication skills with talent to speak fluently and effectively with top authors, literary agents, and key stakeholders
  • Collaborative, detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated problem solver
  • Strong interest in inspirational/faith-based book publishing
  • Experience with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage a busy inbox with timely follow-up skills
  • Ability to set and meet goals under an established budget
  • Highly proficient with MS Office suite and an ability to learn new applications
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe, and basic html skills are a plus
  • Although experience in faith-based publishing is a plus, it is not required or needed to succeed in this role
*Open to remote candidates. Salary range for this position is $65,000-$67,000. With your application please attach your cover letter and resume. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off. Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/. Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. Company: Penguin Random House LLC Country: United States of America State/Region: Colorado City: Colorado Springs Postal Code: 80921 Job ID: 195283 Date: Jan 11, 2022 Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80921 Learn More and Apply for the Position

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